Karan Balwani

Karan is a writer who shares an undying passion for technology, books and pets. For the past 7 years, he has worked in Business Development and PR before discovering his love for the written word. He regularly posts on his blog (www.kbthewriter.wordpress.com) and is working on his debut novel.

Bitmain Announces Cryptocurrency Index
Crypto Mining

Bitmain Announces Cryptocurrency Index

Bitmain, the world’s biggest supplier of cryptocurrency miners is entering new avenues. The company is looking to set a ‘gold label’ standard to the cryptocurrency market and blockchain companies. This announcement will help investors and users increase the trust in the cryptocurrency industry. The crypto mining giant has announced the …

Zcash Begins Trade on Coinbase Pro
Crypto Exchange

Zcash Begins Trade on Coinbase Pro

Zcash (ZEC) was recently added to Coinbase Pro’s portfolio. This announcement was made by the exchange last week on Thursday. Coinbase started inbound transfers of ZEC tokens on the same day starting 10 am PST. This was allowed for a minimum period of 12 hours after which ZEC was live …

Tapatalk Enters The Crypto Market with Kik
Cryptocurrency News

Tapatalk Enters The Crypto Market with Kik

Tapatalk is one of the most well-known mobile forum application in the world. The company recently sealed a deal with the Kin Foundation to reward its 300 million plus user base for posting quality content on its platform. The platform hosts more than 200,000 forums spread across 186  countries. The …

$6 Million in Crypto Lost to SamSam Ransomware
Crypto Hack

$6 Million in Crypto Lost to SamSam Ransomware

The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) announced the indictment of two Iranian people. This move comes as a result of a Bitcoin ransomware attack. As per the report published by the Washington Post, the Justice Department has indicted two Iranian citizens who played a major role in 2015 cryptocurrency ransomware …

Crypto CEO Scams Investors Out of $4 Million
Crypto Scam

Crypto CEO Scams Investors Out of $4 Million

The CEO of AriseBank was taken into custody by the FBI for stealing over $4 million from hundreds of investors. The cryptocurrency scheme that was launched by AriseBank was a shady cryptocurrency scheme that faked the promise of brand name credit cards and federally insured accounts. Jared Rice Sr., the …

Korea Introduces Bill For Promoting Crypto Trade
Crypto Regulations

Korea Introduces Bill For Promoting Crypto Trade

A bill has been introduced by South Korean lawmakers which focuses on promoting cryptocurrency trading and the development of cryptocurrency exchanges. It proposes a committee set up which would support and promote cryptocurrency trading.  Kim Sun-dong, Korean lawmaker and member of the National Assembly Political Committee made an announcement this …

Javascript Exploit Being Used to Steal Bitcoin
Crypto Hack

Javascript Exploit Being Used to Steal Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency hacks have been a real concern among companies, governments, and investors. The rise in the number of incidents in 2018 has led many people to opt out of the crypto space. Their concerns are not unfounded as hackers are getting incredibly proficient and stealing virtual currencies from unsuspecting users. …

Messari Creates Disclosure Database for Crypto
Cryptocurrency News

Messari Creates Disclosure Database for Crypto

Messari is a cryptocurrency and data research company that is based out of New York City. The company has developed a ‘disclosure database’ that will store information related to crypto assets. This information was brought to light through a press release that was published by the startup on Tuesday. The …

Central Bank Will Decide Status of Crypto: Malaysian FM
Cryptocurrency News

Central Bank Will Decide Status of Crypto: Malaysian FM

As per the Minister of Finance, Lim Guan Eng, cryptocurrency projects and proposals will need to consult with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the central bank for approval. The Star reported Lim’s statement in the Parliament in which he said  “This is where I wish to advise all parties, no matter …

UK’s FCA Monitoring 50 Firms Over Crypto Regulations
Cryptocurrency News

UK’s FCA Monitoring 50 Firms Over Crypto Regulations

The financial regulatory authority in the United Kingdom has been keenly observing cryptocurrency businesses that are running unlicensed operations. This news was reported by The Telegraph on November 26th. The Telegram invoked the Freedom of Information request to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), saying that 50 entities are offering financial …